Job

Pondering Job in a Pandemic – Chapter 9

There are glorious things to behold in Job 9… Essentially, Job begins his reply to Bildad (as was mentioned yesterday) by agreeing with his claim that “God will not reject a blameless man…” by asking the rhetorical question in verse 1, “…how can a man be in the right before God?”. The expected answer in the context here is –… Read more →

Pondering Job in a Pandemic – Chapter 8

There are those who think Nehemiah (Knee High Miah) is the shortest man in the Bible, but then they’ve never met Bildad the Shuhite (Shoe Hight). 🙂 Bildad is Job’s second “friend” or “counsellor” to speak. In one sense it’s almost like he didn’t listen to a word Job said in response to Eliphaz, he continues with Eliphaz’s main point.… Read more →

Pondering Job in a Pandemic – Chapter 5

Eliphaz is still speaking here… Proverbs 10:19 tells us “When words are many, transgression is not lacking…” Job’s counsellors will prove this to be true time and time again! Yet, more often than not, not because they have nothing true to say, but the truth they say is incomplete and poorly timed. Eliphaz’s simple point in the second part of… Read more →

Pondering Job in a Pandemic – Chapter 1

Life is very strange to say the least. As of this morning, according to major International News Outlets, one quarter of the world’s population is in some form of lockdown. This is incomprehensible really. I’ve never even imagined something like this happening, let alone experienced anything like it. Nor has anyone I know. Even at this early hour here in… Read more →